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Even Tech Giants Make UX Mistakes and this one could cost PayPal some users

It doesn’t matter if you are a bleeding edge startup working on your first MVP or a seasoned tech giant like PayPal, UX mistakes happen, but would …

UX Design

A Model for Conducting UX Workshops and Exercises

<b>Summary:</b> To ensure activity participants get the most out of UX activities, use a three-step process to conduct them: explain, execute, and …

UX Design

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

8 tips for a great dashboard UI – Muzli -Design Inspiration

The technical age we live in today is evolving each day with various brilliant technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business …

User Testing: Why & How (Jakob Nielsen)

<b>Summary:</b> There is no excuse for not performing usability studies. They’re fast and cheap, and very convincing. Test with representative customers …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Underrated Films Of 2017: The Best Movies You Missed This Year

Why are some films blockbusters and others flops? Is it lackluster marketing? Is it a poorly-timed premiere? Is it an uninspired trailer? Or is it …

Rotten Tomatoes

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be a Successful UX Designer

Cut out the things that are holding you back<p>Success has different definitions for everyone. Becoming a <b>great giver upper</b> is essential to succeeding at …

What Does a UX Designer Actually Do?

User Experience (UX) Designer is a job title you’re likely hearing more and more these days. While UX design is a field that feels essential to …

The Best Albums of 2017 So Far, in Haiku Form

In the wake of Kamasi Washington’s ability to do what Ryan Gosling in <i>La La Land</i> could only dream of, the jazz scene has continued to flourish. …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

Master these questions to ace any UX design interview

Storytelling is the new form of communication<p>Introduction<p>As designers, we tell stories. In fact, we need to tell stories in order for people to …

Reactive Web Design: The secret to building web apps that feel amazing

In the last year I’ve observed <b>two subtle techniques</b> being used by some developers that take a web app from feeling slow and janky to highly reactive …

5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard

In a recent series of articles, we have highlighted a number of Hip Hop albums that never really received the commercial success they deserved, but …

What Playing Madden Teaches Us About Football — And What It Doesn’t

Nearly everything I know about football I know from Madden. My first encounter with the game came in 1992 in David Rabinowitz’s basement. I was 12, living in a cable-free household, in a town where the Sunday CBS or NBC broadcasts were very limited. My main exposure to the N.F.L. was through my …

5 ways to improve your design presentations

In this Design Snack, we’re taking a break from software tips to talk about how to present design work.The post 5 ways to improve your design …

10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I’ve had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs …

10 Incredible Driving Roads You’ve Never Heard Of

Few countries in the world can claim the geographical accolades that the United States can. We are a country flanked by the two largest oceans in the …

Hiking

The 1-page usability test plan

How to sleep better at night<p>A week or so before a usability test, I often have a least one bad night’s sleep where I wake up worrying that I’ve …

The 9 Best Dating Apps for Finding Love on Your Phone

Love has always been a bit of a game. And now, with everyone carrying smartphones, finding love has actually become a game. That’s because most …

Apps

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

The State of UX Design

— thoughts on designing digital products in the year 2015<p><i>User experience design</i> has come a long way since Don Norman coined the term in the 90’s. It …

Getting Started in UX -- 5 NYC Pros Share Their Stories

User Experience is a trendy field and UX talent will continue to be in high demand for years. "How can I learn about UX design?" and "How can I get started as a UX Designer?" are common questions asked by those trying to break into the industry.<p>Taking classes, doing lots of reading, and practicing …

Ford honors Chinese Year of the Horse with Vaughn Gittin Jr., Mustang video

Calendar years and fiscal years tend to be the only timetables automakers concern themselves with, but that doesn't mean there isn't recognition of other measures of time. Ford has opted to observe the Chinese zodiac, largely because the Year of the Horse ended just last week.<p>That's fortuitous …

Ford Mustang

5 Marketing Secrets That Will Help Your Resume Get Noticed

Are you sending out one job application after another, but not hearing back? A lackluster resume may be the culprit. As you’ve probably already heard, you’ve got about six seconds to catch someone’s eye (or be passed over), so having a resume that packs a punch and tells a great story quickly is …

2014 BMW 4 Series First Drive

Name Dropping: BMW's New Coupe Takes a Curious Step<p>The 2014 4 Series coupe is what BMW calls the former 3 Series coupe. And while it’s probably going to take some time before its name will be able to leave your tongue without hesitation, the new coupe is faster and lighter than the one before it, …

What Drives Cristiano Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's best athlete. He may even be the world's fittest man. But is he satisfied? Not even close<p>This has been a spectacular year for Cristiano Ronaldo, but today, on this beautiful spring morning in Madrid, the superstar striker is not happy.<p>The 29-year-old phenom smashed …

Soccer